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president obama tuesday, mitt romney yesterday, and the gloves are off. >> the president came here yesterday and railed against policies no one is making and criticizing policies no one is making. it is one of his strategies to distract us from his record. while i understand the president doesn't want to run on his record, he can't run from his record either. >> fighting words indeed. joining me now, "the new york times" columnist, charles glow and cheryl from new york. thanks for coming. we talked about romney's ability to connect with voters. "the washington post" showed favor ability 20 points lower than president obama, and romney ended with this comment yesterday, essentially saying you have to -- don't just like me, believe in me. i want to play this to you. >> this november we'll face a
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defining position. our choice will not be one of party or personality. this election will be about principle. >> to me, a very sober mitt romney. we heard all along from mitt romney, believe in america, believe in this optimistic that we're in the dark ages under president obama. he seems to be shifting to this sob sober, i know what i'm doing, let me get my hands on washington. does that message resonate with mitt romney? can he be the sober candidate? >> mitt talks about you can't run from his record, that's his problem actually. he can't run from the positions he has held. that's going to be the biggest thing around mitt romney's neck. number two, you don't have to win the base on either side in this cl this, democrats are voting democratic, republicans are voting republican. you're fighting over a thin
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slice in the middle, and the middle has two segments. truly engaged but not really attached to either one, but then the bigger part of the middle, a big tumbleweed. they have to be won, they're attracted to someone with vision, who they actually believe in. they're not deep into policy. they're not going to be -- they're not going to vote on who's doing what to medicare. they really have to attach themselves to the person, and mitt has a big problem according to the polls in that he is not selling himself as a likeable, believable human being. >> and on that point, you watched the final four the other night, barack obama at half time, long interview, michelle obama on the biggest loser, there's a culture of personality that mitt romney can't compete with. >> and i think the more mitt romney tries to be likeable,
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worse off he is. what's interesting, the obama white house has done a fairly good job making the president likeab likeable, no matter what the economy shows, no matter the dow-jones average. what they've done, they've done media opportunities on "the biggest loser" with michelle obama, kept his like ability rating up there which will be interesting. national elections come down to the people in the middle. a lot of times voters think with their hearts and not their heads. if they find obama more likeable and optimistic end of the day, he'll probably win their vote. it is interesting that romney came out with a pessimistic strategy. he wants to remind voters, the economy isn't that good yet, don't believe it yet. >> sober mitt. >> it is gloom and doom. >> me against the world mentality, which is that i'm the only person in this race that has a serious understanding of how bad the situation is. i might not be the fancy guy, i
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might not be the guy with the -- he has a beautiful family, beautiful family, young kids, but believe in me. seems that mind set he is perpetuating, is it going to appeal to swing voters? >> it is a losing argument in a presidential election. you can't go to voters say vote pessimism, not optimism. optimism wins in presidential elections, it just does. what you have to do is to have a vision for america that moves the country forward, that galvanizes people in the middle, that says i want to do things you would like to see done. if you don't have that vision and that message as a candidate, that optimistic vision as a candidate, you can't do that.
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you're talking 5, 8, 10 percentage points. you're not going to have a 70/30, that's not going to happen. >> the few, the proud, the meaningful. another person joining me, congressman from pennsylvania. thanks for being on the program. how are you doing? >> doing great, good morning, opening of baseball season. >> phillies fan there. >> let's talk about your state of pennsylvania. rick santorum says he still has a shot to win his home state. he said this yesterday. >> well, he's out of touch. >> we plan on winning here. as i said last night, people in pennsylvania know me, all of the negative attacks are i think going to fall on a lot of deaf ears. >> you know pennsylvania politics. can rick santorum pull this out against mitt romney? >> no. he would lose his home state. i think the reason he is taking five days off is so that he can contemplate how he might exit
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this race. i think the primary race for the republicans has been entertaining, but i think its come to -- it's run its course. >> i want to talk about the general election in pennsylvania. it is one of the swing states, president obama in the latest gallup poll performed better than he had in fall. james cargill said it is philadelphia and pittsburgh with alabama in between. those alabama voters aren't big fans of president obama. do you see from this point now enough turnout from philly and pittsburgh for president obama to win in november, or can mitt romney play well in main line areas with suburban swing voters. >> we'll go through normal motions. pennsylvania will be in play until the last 30 days of the race, then the democrat, in this case barack obama, as was the case for john kerry, gore,
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clinton vote times will move out front and you'll see less emphasis in pennsylvania because in truth, it will come back home. republicans tried to think about changing way electoral votes were gathered in pennsylvania, but decided to go with voter suppression approach. but at the end of the day, still we'll be able to carry the state, it will be competitive for awhile. i think romney will be -- there will be a lot of opportunity for us to explore his points of views on a lot of the issues because he has changed it so many times. but particularly in terms of the manufacturing and industrial base of the country, his notion of walking away from the auto industry, his notion of let, you know, i don't think this will bode well in pennsylvania. >> i want to go back to the panel. in 2010, what i found
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fascinating, republican gains, a lot of them came in wisconsin, michigan, pennsylvania. they all have republican governors. can mitt romney pull it out there, enough people to jump on top of him? >> first, mitt romney doesn't have a shot. might as well take it off the table. pennsylvania, you mention this idea of it being alabama in between. mitt romney won two or three counties in alabama. so i mean, this idea that they're passionate about mitt romney, that section of voters, is just not. there's a lot of resignation at this point. rick santorum could lose pennsylvania to mitt romney because of timing. it is coming so late in the process, people got to the point they're just overwhelmed by mitt romney and they believe he is going to win anyway. >> i am from pennsylvania
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originally. i know that cargill quote well. he said it several years ago. pennsylvania has changed. we have seen changes in wilkes-barre and philadelphia area. i don't consider the middle of the state like kentucky or alabama like you said, i think it is like north carolina in a lot of ways. i think parts of the state have become more focused on business. i think out of the entire republican field from the start, i think that pennsylvanians, independents, preferred mitt romney over rick santorum. i think rudy giuliani when he was running four years ago made inroads there, he would have been the candidate a lot of people go for, four years ago obviously. >> i want to play a quick by the from santorum to something said in 2008 about clinging to guns and religion. listen to what santorum said. >> barack obama four years ago referred to this area of pennsylvania, right here, as a
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place that holds on, clings to their guns and their bibles. you're damn right we do. >> congressman fattah, will that be a problem for president obama in 2012? >> it wasn't a few months after he said it in '08. he carried pennsylvania in the general election, and i think he'll be able to carry it again. most experts would say what you have, the 67 counties, most of the votes, you could win a landslide in pennsylvania by carrying 9 counties. most of the population is in philadelphia area, philadelphia suburbs. this fight over contraception, this attack on women's rights in general will not play well in the philadelphia suburbs. democrats have to work hard because there will be attempts by republicans to
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mischaracterize the presidents record on a variety of things, and we have to make sure that we have the ability to put the facts forward about the level of investments made in pennsylvania by the federal government, the benefits in terms of turning around the economy, we have to make sure everyone that has the right to vote can freely exercise it on this election day. >> today on the front page of new york city, i found something interesting. you have a budget author, romney ally, turns into campaign focus, close alliance with paul ryan. you cover capitol hill, this is the ryan romney budget republicans are running on. is that a good alliance? >> i heard people describe the romney, paul ryan relationship as a budget bromance in many ways. i think it is interesting. i don't think paul ryan's name is the albatross it was two years ago with that budget. i think democrats have a harder
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time running "the ed show" with paul line's name in it. americans are understanding what serious financial trouble the country is in, but i think it is still viable talking point for democrats when they talk about the country. >> a blow up here. >> i think paul ryan is political poison. in his district he is safe. i think nationally he represents a lot of what people recognize in republicans and fear about republicans in terms of budgetary policy. and i think any linkage between romney and ryan is dangerous for the middle, for the people that don't pay attention to every budget line, just see cut cut cut cut cut, harm harm harm, and particularly attacks on things that generally help women, the poor, people like that. >> real quick, congressman. >> i voted for simpson bowls.
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>> you were in the great 38. >> the problem with the ryan budget, look what the growth says. ryan and romney are wrapping around this budget, doesn't get it around until 2040. adds trillions to debt. all they're doing is using fiscal challenges to cut programs they never supported at the beginning as republicans. whether medicare, education, legal services. they're not -- this is not a budget to get our fiscal house in order. it doesn't balance until 2040, doesn't do anything about the debt. we need a real solution to the problem. >> it is one of the -- i appreciate you all coming on. appreciate it. we will be right back. it is another sign the economy is improving. fewer americans are filing for unemployment this week. the lowest amount in four years is the brightening economy another reason republicans are having a tough time getting
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a new op-ed in "the washington post" says there's a way to stop them. joining me now, fred worth heimer, president and ceo of democracy 21, an organization that promotes campaign reform and transparency in government. thank you for being on the program. >> good to be with you, luke. >> sir, you wrote yesterday in "the washington post" while we cannot end all super pacs, as long as citizens united decision stands, we can eliminate the type of candidate specific super pacs being used in the
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presidential campaign. talk to me how you do this. can you bring me through it without the legalese? >> i will give it a shot. bottom line, the supreme court said super pacs can raise money from wealthy individuals, labor unions and others, and spend it to support a candidate, provided they are independent from the candidate. they left congress to define what independence means. now, the reality is all of the super pacs supporting presidential candidates, main ones, are arms of the campaigns, created by political associates of the candidates. their purpose is to evade, circumvent limits on contributions to candidates. i can give $2500 if i had the money to a presidential candidate. i could give $5 million, $10
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million as one individual has to a super pac supporting that candidate, as if it was going directly to the candidate. we can define what independence means, and the reality is the super pacs in the presidential campaign are not independent. that's absurd. >> we define what coordination means? >> that's correct. >> congress can write a law that says what type of coordination will be deemed illegal. right now, it is pretty broad. >> well, the big problem right now is we don't have enforcement of the law. it has been misinterpreted by the federal election commission, and they don't enforce the laws anyway. so while we think a lot of illegal activity already is going on, it's allowed, and there's enough wiggle room here that people think they can get away with it. if you pass a statute to define in clear terms coordination, we
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can stop the groups in the future. and if we don't, they're going to spread to congress. they're vehicles for corruption. that's the bottom line here. they allow huge donors to give big amounts to buy influence with elected officials, and they're about the most dangerous thing in american politics today. >> and made of real money, let's talk about that. republicans super pac american crossroads raised $52 million in 2011, expects to raise $240 million this year and the conservative billionaire koch brothers expect to raise $200 million for other groups that oppose obama. obviously a lot of money will trickle to congress. if democrats could raise that amount of money they would, too, especially with the president's super pac, but you said for this to improve, for coordination to be illegal, for it not to exist in current form, it would take an act of congress. of the hundreds of millions i
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mention, won't that trickle to congressional elections? wouldn't that put the onus on congress and they're benefitting from this? why would they ever change it? >> well, they'll change it when they get enough pressure to change it. we can't deal with all super pacs, as you mention. we can deal with the ones that support a particular candidate and raise money and spend it for that candidate. but "the washington post" poll recently showed that 70% of the american people think super pacs are illegal. by the end of this election, citizens are going to look at this system, think it is crazy, and that's because it is crazy. and i think we know that unlimited contributions lead to scandal and corruption. it happened in watergate, it is going to happen here, and that's going to open the door to get congress ultimately to end this system. >> well, it will certainly be a profile in courage if you see a bipartisan bill against this
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jerry sandusky is in the courtroom for a pretrial hearing. he is accused of molesting 10 boys in a 15 year period. michelle franzen, seemed like a quick hearing. what happened and what's next? >> that hearing took all of 20 minutes. it was pretrial arguments for both sides, for sandusky's lawyers who a few weeks back filed that motion to dismiss all charges against sandusky. today, joe aftermath endole a, sandusky's attorney, filed not to dismiss that motion, saying in a future date he may also decide to file that motion once again. what that meant was the lawyers were telling the judge they didn't have enough information from prosecutors. they were arguing that they needed more information about the alleged victims in this case as well as they were also arguing that some of the items searched during a search at sandusky's home should not be allowed to be used in that
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trial. the judge, however, will not be making any decisions on those arguments today. he has been meeting with lawyers behind closed doors since that hearing had just broken up, but sandusky himself did come here to this hearing today. he arrived at court here, he sat in the courtroom, listened to arguments on both sides, and a short time ago had left. of course, he is confined to his home throughout the pretrial and trial. as for the trial, the judge delayed it. it was supposed to start mid may. it is now delayed and set to start june 5th. >> thanks so much, michelle. we appreciate it. the los angeles coroner is out with the final report on the death of whitney houston. her body was found face down in the bathtub, had likely been dead an hour. on the counter, they found a crystal like substance, in her drawer a white powdery substance. there were efforts to revive houston, including use of a
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defibrillator. five new orleans police officers were sentenced to prison terms ranging 6 to 65 years for roles in fatal shootings of unarmed residents and chaos following hurricane katrina, also convicted of civil rights violations and coverup. six unarmed civilians were shot, two killed in 2005. good news for the job market. the number of people filing for unemployment dropped to a four year low last week. labor department says 350,000 people applied for unemployment benefits. the number to watch though comes out tomorrow with march jobs report. tiger woods tees off today in his 15th masters tournament as a professional. he won four of them. looking for first win since 2009 and says his game is headed the right direction. augusta national has been in the news for not allowing women to be members. however one of the biggest sponsors has a new female ceo
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who unlike predecessors hasn't been invited to join. what's more normal than america's past time? i will introduce you to these remarkable guys in about 20 minutes. who says there's no such thing as partnershipship in washington. president obama is inviting eric cantor, one of his chief rivals to attend a signing ceremony for new jobs legislation. kristin welker is live at the white house. i covered this bill on capitol hill a bit. you're going to see the signing at the white house. tell me a little about what's in this bill and if you think that this bipartisan koolaid these folks have been drinking will continue on through november. >> luke, hi there. if you ask lawmakers on both sides of the aisle publicly, they will say that they hope to be able to come together and pass some more bills with broad, bipartisan support, but when you talk to them privately, which i know you do all the time, luke,
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they'll tell you it is election year. it will be tough to get movement on big pieces of legislation. what they will be facing, some appropriations bills and a transportation bill, but as far as these larger pieces of legislation, that's going to be really tough. as for today's signing ceremony, as you say, president obama invited house majority leader eric cantor, extending an olive branch. the two certainly clashed in the past. today a show of bipartisanship over the jobs bill, which basically gets rid of some of that regulatory red tape, helps small businesses get off the ground. yesterday president obama held another signing ceremony for the stock act which bans congressional insider trading. what's interesting about the signing ceremonies, the white house hasn't held signing ceremonies in quite some time. republicans criticized the white house saying it is in an effort to paint congress as being obstructionist. so that criticism certainly will
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be blunted. we will watch closely to see what eric cantor has to say after that ceremony today. >> indeed, going to the sticks. yesterday had scott brown there, sean duffy of wisconsin, some blue state members wanting that photo op with president obama. kristin, thanks for being on the show. appreciate it. >> thanks, luke. we must unite behind one candidate so we can plummet toward victory in november. now, is mitt the best candidate? no. is he the true conservative candidate? nuh-uh, but he is the most candidate. therefo therefore, the next press of the united states, did you check, last chance? okay. mitt romney! woo! i settled for it!
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>> stephen colbert and his unique brand of humor, zeroing in on a not so funny problem for republicans. how do they close a 2012 enthusiasm gap? i am joined by msnbc latino.com alicia menendez and republican strategist, former huckabee campaign manager, chip saltsman. you had michele bachmann's rise in iowa, newt gingrich talking about moon colonies, santorum saying the jfk speech made him want to throw up. whole thing about invasive procedures in women's health. seems like there's a whole section of issues, it has not been the economy, that has not allowed the republican base to be enthusiastic around one person. >> well, i think that's right, luke. first of all, i think stephen colbert should be in political business. he channels the hopes and
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dreams. this is the first time we had a long process. usually our primaries south carolina, maybe florida, instead of having three or four week primary, we had three or four month primary which allowed for more things to happen. as we've seen, a lot of things happened between then and now. >> alicia, are you surprised that romney is having trouble coalescing the base and getting excitement? ed gillespie goes to work for mitt romney, that tells me the establishment is behind him 110%, but it is not translating now into full blooded enthusiasm. people beating their chest with romney arms. is that going to come? >> i don't think so, and luke, you're asking exactly the right question, which is, you know, will this eventually happen. i think the problem is part of this has to do with romney, part of it has to do with the republican party and their brand, but i think there's light at the end of the tunnel for republicans which is you have had ron paul who has been able to fire up younger conservatives, you have rick
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santorum who's also built big pockets of support. if those pockets of support can come to mitt romney, then you will see a more enthused gop than you're seeing now. the problem is those pockets are still staying in their corners. >> want to get both of your opinion on this, you read cross tabs of polling. a lot of democrats say this war on women helped distract from the issue of the economy. i'll start with you, alicia, then chip, please jump in. do you think the war on women narrative the democrats tried to perpetuate can hold up to the election? >> i think right now already you're seeing democrats take advantage of it. one of the problems with women particularly, unmarried women, we're transient, we move year to year. even if you're registered, you need to reregister. there are bigelow gistity cal challenges. right now, democrats are taking the opportunity, sending mailers to segments of women, making sure they're engaged now. even if the narrative doesn't translate now to november, they
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will have built in a significant base of support. >> chip, can you get back on the economy or has this made a serious dent with women? >> i think it has made a short term dent obviously as you've seen polling and seen gender cap issues. as the economy and jobs become the central focus which it will in this campaign, that's the most important thing in the country, if you look at cross tabs and look deeper, that's the most important issue to men and women, it is not gender specific. the job is not a gender specific issue. >> it's the economy, stupid. thanks for being on the show. we appreciate it. >> thanks, luke. here is one way to deal with soaring fuel prices. buy your own oil refinery. aaa says gas prices are up another penny to $3.94 nationwide. up 18 cents from a month ago. jet fuel prices also soaring, for g 5 owners. delta spent $12 billion on jet fuel is looking to buy a refinery in pennsylvania, according to cnbc.
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and jackie deangeles is here. this would be a first for a major airline going in the refinery business. >> that's right. cnbc reported dealt is considering a bid for an idle refinery. it has capacity of 185,000 barrels a day. the acquisition around $100 million. analysts we have spoken to are split on this. those in the positive camp say it is great for delta to take control of one of its highest costs, others say airlines are in enough trouble already. why enter another tough industry. also, it would be a major departure, excuse the pun, from delta's core operations. >> and jackie, speaking of first, finally it is here. a childhood lunch that can be a cocktail. >> the jury is out on whether this will be a success. according to bar biz magazine,
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van gogh vodka is introducing new pb and j, they chose raspberry jelly, claim it has a fresh, fruity taste. i am not sure how this would be served, leaves the door open for interesting drinks. >> yeah. pretty aggressive, a lunchtime cocktail or what not. marketing kids and drinking. it will be interesting to see what the play is from this. jackie, thank you so much. we appreciate it. want to know just how much we love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches? this past monday was peanut butter and jelly day. american school children will have eaten 1500 sandwiches before graduation. the largest pb and j sandwich was made in pennsylvania in 1993, made with 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly. i like more jelly than peanut
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a new study from harvard medical school gives advice for raising a healthy child, put down the disinfectant. according to the research, kids that encounter germs have stronger, more developed immune systems than kids with clean obsessed parents. rise in food allergies, asthma and other diseases may be due in part to kids not being exposed to germs as an early age. good morning, i'm thomas roberts. the agenda next hour, mitt romney and the women's vote. romney has his wife hearing about the economy, president obama is talking to women directly, building and training a female army of voters literally. with that information, does the romney campaign need to
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readjust? then details from court as jerry sandusky appears today for a pretrial hearing on sexual abuse charges. then a mega millions mess in maryland. still refuses to manufacturer -- manufacture the proof. luke, you were there, we still have no winner. >> no winner indeed. time to separate fact from fiction with mr. glen kessler. thanks so much for joining me. >> glad to be with you. >> glen, campaign rhetoric has been heating up. mitt romney gave response to president obama's blistering attack on the republican budget plan. let's take a quick look. >> the administration pledged that their stimulus would keep the unemployment rate below 8%. it has been above 8% every month since. the president's attention was
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elsewhere. like a government takeover of healthcare and apologizing for america abroad. >> four pinocchios, glen. tell america why mitt romney gets four for that comment. >> well, it is the apologize for america, the claim that barack obama apologized for america after he became president. i have looked at every speech that the president gave, and that these people point to as being apologetic, there's nothing there. the quotes are taken out of context or misconstrued. and what obama did was he disagreed with the previous president on some issues, which is exactly what george w. bush did on some foreign policy issues of bill clinton. same thing. >> so barack obama never said i'm sorry for america. >> that's right. >> the pro-obama super pac has
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been running an ad targeting oil companies and mitt romney. let's look. >> who's behind this ad, smearing president obama? big oil, that's who. money they make from high gas prices is going right into mitt romney's campaign. big oil executives pledged 200 million to help him. >> three pinocchios for that ad from obama super pac, glenn. why is it wrong? >> there's so many things there, hard to know where to start. what they call big oil, most people think of that as companies like shell or exxon, but they're trying to put this label on the koch psychiatrist, basically a pipeline company, they're very much against obama, but in terms of contributions to romney campaign directly, talking about a couple thousand, not 200 million.
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>> that's a discrepancy there. the rnc is running a spot targeting a law. look at this. >> six in ten americans are seeing their premiums rise. the average cost of a family policy is up $1300, and a key part of obama's healthcare takeover will cost $100 billion more than promised. >> why would you give that three pinocchios, glenn. >> first of all, most of the health care law hasn't been implemented. increase in premiums has little to do with the law. they're simply taking one data point and applying it to others in effect. the $111 billion, that was a
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change that resulted in significant savings, it is $20 billion less expensive than originally planned. >> glenn kessler, real modern day abe lincoln, most honest guy in america. thanks for being on the show. >> my pleasure. today's tweet of the day from reuters correspondent, sam youngman. after hitting so many bowling alleys with santorum, first movie i watched when i got home, kingpin. [ gong ] strawberry banana! [ male announcer ] for a smoothie with real fruit plus veggie nutrition new v8 v-fusion smoothie. could've had a v8. it's this... the etrade pro platform. finds top performing stocks -- in three clicks. quickly scans the market for new trading ideas. got it? get it. good. introducing new etrade pro elite.
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today is opening day across the country. thousands flock to ball parks to take part in america's past time. they will try to bring the crowd to their feet with a homerun. happens on diamonds from coast to coast. one group has a unique piece of equipment they need to play. they are reclaiming a new normal. >> normalcy, something every
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wounded warrior strives for. some feel they'll never regain. with the help of america's favorite past time, it may get closer. last year, a group of amputee wounded warriors formed a softball team, made the decision to only play against able bodied squads. >> depending who we play against, a lot of guys want to take it easy first inning or so, then realize we have a little bit -- can play a bit, other guys right off the bat want to kill us, make sure they go out, prove a point. >> and the team wins more than they lose. they tour the country raising money for wounded warriors organization by playing exhibition games against local all-star teams. recently, they demolished a team of celebrities, headlines by former stars at nationals park in washington, d.c. the score, 17-4! >> obviously we had a little bit of the upper hook, if you will,
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but there's not, you know, there's nothing that i can say. there's nothing that i can say that puts these people -- for everything you do yourself, people come out and play us, it is great. >> while winning is nice, players say camaraderie with teammates, being able to be around others that understand their journey is the best part of being on the team. >> getting points and the team -- [ inaudible ] >> guys playing under the lights for the love of the game. what's more normal than that in america. that wraps up this hour of jansing and co. i'm luke russert. thomas roberts is up next. greatest hour in tv! [ male announcer ] it's simple physics...
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whose home turf? mitt romney arrives in pennsylvania, rick santorum's home state. polls show he is gaining ground, possibly leading. not santorum, he is in virginia. 80 years and counting. augusta national golf club never admitted a woman, any woman to green jacket ranks. could that change this year because of one woman? and the mega mystery, story of a baltimore woman that claims she holds a ticket in that winning record lottery. grows more bizarre. she's holding a news conference, doesn't say a word, doesn't show the ticket. we could get real answers today. we breakdown that story. thomas roberts, great to have you with me. here is what's on the agenda. rick santorum stepping away from the spotlight for vacation over easter. could it become more permanent? mitt romney is closing the gap on santorum in his former home state. and four day easter break isn't the traditional recipe for success. romney is taking adva

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